Category: Norway

2 for 1 special offer with Hurtigruten‏

2 for 1 special offer with Hurtigruten‏

Book selected 12, 7 and 6-day Norwegian Coastal Voyages with Hurtigruten‏, departing in October, November and December 2008 and your companion travels FREE. Offer is not valid on suites and cannot be combined with any other discounts. Offer is valid for bookings made by 31st August 2008.

A moment you'll never forget

An email just in from the Norwegian Tourist Board has reminded me that it’s almost 20 years since I last went to Norway: The first time you see the fjords is a moment you will never forget. Visit Norway and your senses will literally come alive – you’ll return to nature with the most breathtaking

A stunning Norwegian cruise

Enjoy this seven-minute clip of “the world’s most beautiful sea voyage”, courtesy of Hurtigruten.

Beautiful footage of Norway

It’s been nearly 20 years since I visited Norway. I really ought to visit again soon, and Franco Tenelli’s video gives ample inspiration to do so.
Get snapping...

Get snapping...

Fancy a trip to Arctic Norway or the Galapagos Islands?    National Geographic, famed for its own stunning travel photography, is running  its 19th  World in Focus photography competition. First prize is a trip to your choice of the above two destinations.   If instead you just want to gawp at the amazing images from
Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Visit Auberge des Templiers  – just 1 hour from Paris! Discover the best in travel with Billionaire 500 Magazine The Oyster Circle:  exquisitive luxury, exclusive places Historic hotels and restaurants in Norway: De Historiske
News from The Other Side

News from The Other Side

A new member of design hotels is coming to Norway. The Other Side is a stylish 12-bedroom hotel  in the tiny village of Neiden, tucked high up in Norway’s Arctic tundra which is expecting to open next year.   Whether you’re after midnight sun, the Northern Lights, or dog sledding, there’s something here for all
A year of island hopping: August

A year of island hopping: August

This is post  eight of twelve in our daily look at the best islands in the world to visit, when to visit them and where to stay (where individual recommendations are made). For August, the following are recommended: Bay Islands, Honduras: Palmetto Bay Plantation and West Peak Inn Great Barrier Reef: Lizard Island and Heron
Bergenfest 2006, Norway

Bergenfest 2006, Norway

One of Norway’s finest festivals is about to take place in the heart of Bergen. Starting on 28th April and running until 6th May 2006, Bergenfest was originally a blues festival but has since grown to accommodate other types of roots music. It is a festival with artistic impression and a wide music profile offering
Quintessentially Norwegian

Quintessentially Norwegian

Whether you travel for business or pleasure, Quintessentially has secured some of the best rates for the finest hotels and travel organisations around the world. In many hotels you receive an automatic upgrade, late checkout or even exclusive gift, treatment or excursion. This private members’ club and concierge service was launched in Oslo last month,

Oslo - the most expensive city in the world

Welcome to Oslo, the most expensive city in the world, where a pint costs between £5 and £7 and a packet of cigarettes £6. Yes, that’s right… according to a biannual survey by the Economist Group, Tokyo no longer ranks as the world’s most expensive, after a reign of some 14 years at the top.